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Organic Weed Management on Livestock Pastures Webinar

Join eOrganic for a webinar on organic weed management on livestock pastures on May 15, 2012 from 2 pm to 3:15 pm ET (1 - 2:15 pm Central, 12 - 1:15 pm Mountain, 11 am - 12:15 pm Pacific time). The webinar is free and open to the public. Advance registration is required. Listeners will hear the speaker and be able to view the PowerPoint presentation and type in questions.

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About the Webinar

Weeds in the organic pasture can reduce the quantity and the stand life of desirable forage plants. These unwanted plants can be more aggressive than existing or desired forage species and compete for light, water, and nutrients. Weeds may also diminish the quality and palatability of the forage available for livestock grazing, and certain weed species are potentially poisonous to grazing animals. In this webinar, Dr. Sid Bosworth will address several approaches to organic weed management, including weed species identification and their lifecycles.
About the Presenter

Sid Bosworth is an Associate Extension Professor in the Plant and Soil Science Department at the University of Vermont (UVM) and serves as a specialist in agronomy for UVM Extension. Dr. Bosworth teaches courses at UVM in Forage and Pasture Management, Turf Managment and Weed Ecology/Management, and has conducted applied research in the areas of alfalfa/grasss management and quality, nutrient and manure management of cool season grasses and corn for silage, pasture management, organic wheat production, and the evaluation of perennial grasses for biomass production for thermal energy. His Extension programs focus on crop and pasture management and utilization, integrated crop management, low input turf management, and grasses for biomass energy. He developed and maintains the Vermont Crops and Soils Homepage ( He has a Ph.D. in crop physiology from the University of Kentucy and an M.S. in agronomy and a B.S. in animal science from Auburn University.

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